More detail on this person: Paul Brophy March
3, 1944 March 27, 2009, My Report
"Already it is time to depart, for me to die, for you to go on living. Which of us takes the better course, is not known to anyone but God." (Socrates)
Father, I have returned to report a most fabulous trip. Nothing has brought me more joy than my stay on Earth. The family I shared and the people I met while there brought me my greatest happiness.
I met, married and shared my life with a most wonderful girl, Sherry Stewart Brophy. She was my greatest source of joy, strength and love while there and I can only hope that we will be united together once again forever.
We were blessed to have shared with you six great and noble spirits as our children on Earth. They were indeed valiant servants and loving children that brought us much happiness. They were our greatest creations and our most valued possessions. When Kelli, Landon, Jason, Sean, Chad and Erin return, you will see how they have grown while away on their trip. I will be so glad to see them, their eternal companions and their special children. You know, grandchildren are one of your greatest creations you blessed us with during our stay. I am so grateful to you for your gift to us of eternal families. (John 14:2)
While there I tried to serve You, my family, my church, my country, and my fellowman the best I could. I was blessed to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and to have had the Priesthood in my life while there. I have a strong testimony of You, Your son Jesus Christ, His sacrifice on our behalf, the Holy Ghost and I will continue to serve in any way I can. I only hope you are pleased with my return.
Paul is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sherry Brophy of Layton; six children, Kelli (Brad) Lee, West Point; Landon (Melinda) Brophy, Syracuse; Jason (Kristin) Brophy, Clinton; Sean (Heidi) Brophy, Syracuse; Chad (Julie) Brophy, Layton; and Erin (Matt) Smith, South Weber; 20 grandchildren; and brothers, Russ (Linda), Draper; Edward, Woods Cross; and Stephen, Reno. NV.
He was preceded in death by his father Edward Brophy and his mother Dorothy Corbit Brophy.
A viewing will be held Tuesday, March 31, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m.
at the Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 2 p.m. at the Layton Heritage Ward, 725 S. 200 E., Layton with a viewing from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Interment, Lindquist Memorial Park at Layton, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd., where military honors will be accorded.
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